Staffing for Staffing Specialists - Part 2 (P802)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 37:30 hours

The Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) is designed to facilitate recruitment by offering flexibility to departments and agencies while respecting fairness, transparency, accessibility and representativeness. This course (part 2 of 2) provides staffing specialists with an opportunity to further develop their knowledge and skills associated with the legislative, administrative and values-based decision-making frameworks. Participants will learn how to advise and assist managers on merit criteria, assessment techniques and the evaluation of candidate qualifications.

Topics include:

  • establishing merit criteria
  • choosing appropriate assessment methods and tools
  • assessment planning
  • assessment of candidates
  • legal framework


The course Staffing for Staffing Specialists - Part 1 (P801) is a prerequisite for this learning activity.

More about this course
  • Topics: Human resources; Building the workforce
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Human Resources professionals
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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